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Another George Washington LLM Student Gets International Court of Justice Fellowship

Nayomi Goonesekere, the George Washington University LLM 2019 class student was selected for the International Court of Justice Fellowship.

This is the second year in a row that one of the George Washington University’s LLM students are selected for this fellowship.

This year, Nayomi Goonsekere will be serving as a law clerk for Judge Patrick L. Robinson at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) the primary legal organ of UN the headquarters of which is located in Hague.

This is a tremendeous opportunity for Nayomi as she will be working on a high-level position, handling highly complex cases with an opportunity to have first-hand experience with how a legal organization of international caliber functions on a daily basis.

The International Court of Justice Fellowship was started back in 1999 and a limited number of schools were contacted to suggest students suitable for the programme based on grades, research, and other performance factors - George Washington University was amongst them. The fellowship accepts around 15 students from various schools in order to give them the opportunity to hone their work while building relevant experience.

Sara Mansour Fallah, LLM class 2018 at GW University is finishing her fellowship from last year and currently pursuing her judicial career under Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf, President of the ICJ.

Check out the LLM programmes offered by GW University if you want to get an opportunity to be a part of this programme.

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